What are we fighting for

What are we fighting for

A Poem by Kevin

Brothers and sisters fall everyday


And an indifferent president 

Just sends more of us away 

At what cost will the madness end 

And leave soldiers as more than an after thought 

A celebrity dies 

A war disappears 

A convenience the media uses 

When they choose to provoke fear 

Life is lost 

A child left without a parent 

A spouse meets there biggest fear 

Yet the media decides 

Jen cheating on Brad is news of the year 

What are we fighting for 

When the media finds the war a bore

© 2010 Kevin

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I say this exact thing at least once a day! True words indeed!

Posted 10 Years Ago

This is a very touching piece, that speaks the truth. Great flow, and choice of words.
Nice job.

Posted 10 Years Ago


Posted 10 Years Ago

That's so true...you couldn't say that in a better way...i always think about the army because of my aunt and i always worry about her...so when i see these small little things on the news it just breaks my heart

Posted 10 Years Ago

You are correct. In 2004 a close family friend was killed in Iraq. I didn't find out till I called his parent to look for him a year later. Wasn't even a article in the newspaper. This world is controlled by a media who is blocking the reality of War to the public. I was a Soldier for 15 years. I feel pain for the families who lose a family member. I question what this war is about? Lately I question the purpose of the Leaders of this country. A powerful poem with true words and good questions.

Posted 10 Years Ago

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